Re: Multibyte encoding - what should a package provide?
From: Stephane Bortzmeyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Multibyte encoding - what should a package provide?
Date: Fri, 03 Sep 1999 10:54:28 +0200
> I remind you that the multibyte option has frequently a huge cost in size and
> speed. In that case, two packages from the same source is a reasonable choice.
I don't think. RDBMS should be support all language.
I think that one package with multibyte support is right way in this case.
> Well, actually, we have three groups:
> - English-speaking people, who are fine with US-ASCII,
> - European-languages-speaking people, who are quite happy with 8bits ISO-8859-* and locales,
> - Asian-languages-speaking people, who need Unicode (and therefore multibyte).